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Management Programmes

Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up)






La Xenia Campus


1- Year includes:
Academic Study
20 weeks
20-24 weeks


Onsite or


100%  in English
Entry Requirements
Career Opportunities

Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up)

The Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up) provides students with advanced knowledge of management for the culinary industry. Students will study the techniques of the Swiss culinary management, as they focus on how they can become self-employed in the culinary sector as well as how they can become a middle-level manager.

Students who have previously studied a relevant subject, the Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up) will enhance their knowledge of culinary product development and business management principles, enabling them to adopt a modern management approach in a wide range of professional culinary environments.

The Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up) provides students with an excellent advanced set of administrative, operational and management skills required to manage food preparation in a professional culinary environment, a perfect step to a rewarding culinary career.

Next Application Deadline: 

  • International Students: please contact Student Services Office
  • EU/Swiss Students:  please contact Student Services Office

Classes begin: please contact Student Services Office

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum age of 18 at enrollment.
  • Completed full time high school education.
  • All applicants without English as a first language must show competence in English at a level equal to IELTS 5.5 minimum. Or prior study in English language.
  • La Xenia can provide a set of placement tests where necessary to assess a student’s English level.
  • Students who do not satisfy the English language requirement may choose to combine this programme with the English for Tourism & Hospitality qualification in order to help raise their fluency to the required level.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management will enable students to apply for jobs in culinary organisations around the globle.

Here is a sample of career opportunities in today’s culinary world for graduates who are specialized in culinary management:

    • Commis Cook, Chef de Cuisine, Chef de Partie, Sous Chef, Celebrity Chef, Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Michelin Star Chef, Catering Chef, Cruise Line, Chef, Area/Group Chef
    • Culinary Lecturer
    • Food Photographer, Food Promoter, Food Critic, Food Research Specialist, Food Scientist, Food Stylist, Food Writer
    • Entrepreneurs/Restaurant Owner, Business Analyst
    • Nutritionist


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Fees in Swiss Francs (CHF)

Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management

Year 3 Top Up

(Single Degree)

Standard Tuition Fee 


Application & Registration Fee


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* The accommodation fee may vary. Based on the room type. All room options are subject to availability.

For further details regarding fees, please visit Tuition & Fees.

Why Study the Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up) at La Xenia?

At La Xenia, we provide our students with:

  • a qualification in international hospitality and tourism management, covering all the key management skills required for a management career in the sector
  • a mixture of theoretical knowledge with practical experience, guided self-study and internship
  • a chance to learn the Swiss culinary arts
  • practical training in a live working environment with real customers
  • 4- to 6- months of internship
  • the new trends of urban/city hospitality and tourism management
  • qualified international lecturers with many years of experience in the field of culinary management
  • local and national field visits
  • guest speakers from the hospitality and tourism industry
Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up)

Programme Structure

Diploma Pathway/Transfer Student (Top Up):

Students must successfully complete: 5 core courses, 2 optional courses and a full-time internship

Credits:  60 ECTS

Year 3

Core Courses

The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment

Business Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism

Managing Events for Hospitality and Tourism

Quality Management for Hospitality and Tourism

Professional Practical Training 3

Practical Training Internship


Note:  The courses listed above for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and meet industry needs as well as the latest teaching methods. On occasion, we may need to make unexpected changes to the courses – if this occurs, we will contact all registered students as soon as possible.


Year 3

Optional Courses

Culinary Entrepreneurship Management

Culinary Product Innovation and Creativity

International Hospitality Management

Innovation and Creativity Management in Hospitality and Tourism

Sustainable Operations in Hospitality and Tourism

Cross-cultural and Global Management in Hospitality

Revenue and Profit Management

Culinary Arts Major Project

Please Note: 

  • The optional courses are decided by La Xenia academic management based on industry needs and student enrollment.

Bachelor of Culinary Arts Management (Top Up)

Hospitality Management